Talent Attraction and Recruitment

GFDA has the tools and resources to help you recruit the high-quality talent your business needs to succeed.

Recruiting great employees is a point of concern for businesses throughout small- and mid-sized cities. It’s the recruiter’s job to sell the company, and we’re here to help sell the location: we have the tools to help recruiters highlight the best of living, working and playing in Great Falls.

Contact Soren to discuss the resources available to assist in recruiting out-of-town talent – she is eager to connect!

Soren Chargois
[Talent Attraction Director]
(406) 836-0147

Learn more about why we’re investing in Talent Attraction for Great Falls:

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*Please note, due to some technical difficulties, the first five minutes of the presentation weren’t recorded.*

For Recruiters: Tools and Resources for Recruiting Talent

Great Falls Livability Magazine: Share this magazine with recruits to show them the greatness of Great Falls. This tool highlights all the best of living, working and playing in Great Falls: healthcare, education, housing, low cost of living, recreation, food & drink options and more!

LiveInGreatFalls.com: This site is a one-stop-shop for everything a person considering a move to Great Falls would want to know. Browse housing options, cost-of-living comparisons, schools, recreation, our awesome community and more!

  • Share with candidates and potential candidates to show them what Great Falls has to offer.

Great Falls At-A-Glance: A short and effective resource to quickly highlight Great Falls “at-a-glance” to a candidate unfamiliar with our area.

  • Recruiters: include in job fair packets or include link in early communications with job candidates, follow up with a link to LiveInGreatFalls.com
  • Real estate professionals: download and print to share with out-of-state clients

Recruiters Email Group: Email Soren at Soren@GrowGreatFalls.org to join an email group for Great Falls’ recruiters. Share “trailing spouse” resumes or resumes that aren’t a right fit for your company, but that we don’t want to lose to another community.

Call Great Falls: If you have a star candidate who is concerned about relocating to Great Falls, let us talk to them! We can be a third-party to answer burning questions about living and working here.

  • During the interview process, offer “Call Great Falls” to candidates: contact Soren if you’d like her to reach out to your candidate (with their permission). Candidates can also reach out to Soren directly

Study up: Knowing our labor market is key to attracting the right employees with the appropriate wages and benefits.

  • GFDA also has several online tools for use by Golden Triangle businesses, including JobsEQ, SizeUp, GIS Planning and more reports: Contact Soren to be connected with a GFDA Business Advisor for access to these great tools